The 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT is the midsize cruiser for the job and blessed with its undeniably classic looks. Commute all week using little fuel, rumble downtown with its big-bike looks and sound, or hit the highway for a weekend tour. The LT is sure to appeal to a wide variety of riders, but its qualities are not limited to its visual impact. Comfort and control considerations are well-represented in the design, and this bike begs to be shown off with a wild abandon and complete lack of modesty. The Vulcan 900 Classic LT has liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 903cc, SOHC, V-twin engine. Maximum torque is 58 ft-lbs @ 3,500 rpm. The 9.5 to 1 compression ratio is just about average relative to all 2015 cruisers. A cylinder bore and stroke of 88 x 74 mm that makes this motor oversquare: the bore (width) of the cylinder is greater than its stroke (length). Oversquare engines excel at revving high and producing a lot of power for their displacement, at the expense of low-end torque. The Vulcan 900 Classic LT is a touring cruiser and it can hit the open road on a stylish, comfortable and powerful. The V-twin-powered engine with its distinctive fat rear tire has the necessary touring goods to comfortably reach your next destination and it gives good roll-on acceleration. Both rider and passenger will appreciate the great adjustable windshield, passenger backrest and also the deep-dyed saddlebags. The matching chrome brass studs on the seat, saddlebags, and backrest highlight Kawasaki’s attention to detail, while the Vulcan’s superb engineering and proven dependability provide peace of mind when traveling. Other Highlights of Vulcan 900 Classic LT:
- Smooth 903cc V-twin DFI engine with excellent fuel economy
- Comfortable seat for rider and passenger with standard passenger backrest
- Chrome-plated brass studded seat, leather saddlebags and backrest
- Height adjustable windscreen
- Tank-mounted instrumentation on class-leading 5.3-gallon fuel tank
- Standard two-tone paint
- Fat 180-width rear tire
- Efficient low-maintenance belt drive
- Generous 24-month factory limited warranty with up to four additional years of optional Kawasaki Protection Plus coverage
The 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT is available in two-tone Metallic Spark Black or Metallic Carbon Gray which help you to ensure that the Vulcan 900 Classic LT gets noticed by everybody it passes.
Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT Key Features
- 903cc V-twin engine provides an optimal balance of performance and manageability in a stylish package
- Seat shape offers good support for rider comfort, and an ample seating area for the passenger
- Standard passenger backrest for comfort and security
- Optically correct windscreen accommodates a wide range of riders through adjustable height
- Top quality leather saddlebags have easy-to-use quick-release fasteners and are deep-dyed for long-lasting color
- Chrome brass studded seat matches saddlebags and passenger backrest
- Luxurious two-tone paint is standard
- Stylish tank-top instrumentation includes convenient fuel gauge
- Class-leading 5.3-gallon fuel tank
Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT Technical Details
|Design:||Four-Stroke, Liquid-Cooled, SOHC, Four Valves Per Cylinder V-Twin|
|Displacement:||55.1 cubic inches|
|Bore x Stroke:||88 x 74.2 mm|
|Compression Ratio:||9.5 to 1|
|Fuel System:||DFI With Dual 34 mm Keihin Throttle Bodies|
|Transmission:||Five-Speed With Positive Neutral Finder|
|Ignition:||TCBI With Electronic Advance|
|Frame:||Semi-Double Cradle, High-Tensile Steel|
|Rake/Trail:||32 Degrees / 6.3 Inches|
|Front Suspension:||41mm Hydraulic Telescopic Fork / 5.9 Inches|
|Rear Suspension||Uni-Trak Swingarm / 4.1 Inches|
|Front Tire:||130/90 R16|
|Rear Tire:||180/70 R15|
|Front Brakes:||Single 300 mm Hydraulic Disc With Two-Piston Caliper|
|Rear Brakes:||270 mm Hydraulic Disc|
|Seat Height:||26.8 Inches|
|Fuel Capacity:||5.3 Gallons|
|Curb Weight:||657.1 lb|
|Colors:||Metallic Carbon Gray / Metallic Spark Black|
Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT Review
Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT offers you comfortable ride for longer travel with its bucket seats, leather saddlebags and adjustable windshield. The bucket seats are soft giving the rider a saddle in feeling while cruising. The passenger is also taken into consideration with a backrest support. The big bike can handle high capacity leather saddlebags too when carrying travel gear and stuffs for a weekend trip. Since the two riders position is not parallel the windshield can be adjusted to fit the rider’s position. Its clear, featuring a Vulcan logo. For utmost comfort while travelling the whole day, Vulcan 900 Classic LT is the ideal bike.
On the Road.
Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT has neutral handling and seamlessly goes through mountain curves at fast speed with a tendency to wallow. Cruising at the higher speed, the bike felt a little exhausted with minimal vibration however it feels too smooth and relax during the entire ride with its supportive front brake that provides vast stopping power. Vulcan 900 Classic LT offers the best gunfighter position with a cushion seat that locks the rider closer to the tank and the handlebars positioned at an angle to force the rider’s elbows inward. The strong engine and fuel capacity of the bike allows the cruisers to hit longer mileage more than enough for a middleweight cruising motorcycle. For riders who love the gunfighter image while traveling from coast to coast, this bike is surely for you!
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